[non-muh-tal-ik] /ˌnɒn məˈtæl ɪk/
of or relating to a nonmetal.
not of a quality:
a nonmetallic appearance.
not of metal
of, concerned with, or being a nonmetal
[non-met-l] /nɒnˈmɛt l/ noun, Chemistry. 1. an element not having the character of a , as carbon or nitrogen. 2. an element incapable of forming simple positive ions in solution. /nɒnˈmɛtəl/ noun 1. any of a number of chemical elements that form negative ions, have acidic oxides, and are generally poor conductors of heat and […]
[met-uh-fiz-i-kuh l] /ˌmɛt əˈfɪz ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or of the nature of metaphysics. 2. Philosophy. 3. highly abstract, subtle, or abstruse. 4. designating or pertaining to the poetry of an early group of 17th-century English poets, notably John Donne, whose characteristic style is highly intellectual and philosophical and features intensive use of […]
[me-tri-kuh l] /ˈmɛ trɪ kəl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or poetic measure. 2. composed in meter or verse. 3. pertaining to measurement. /ˈmɛtrɪkəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to measurement 2. of or in poetic metre adj. “pertaining to versification,” early 15c., from Latin metricus “metrical,” from Greek metrikos “of or for meter, metrical,” from […]
[me-truh-pol-i-tn] /ˌmɛ trəˈpɒl ɪ tn/ adjective 1. of, noting, or characteristic of a or its inhabitants, especially in culture, sophistication, or in accepting and combining a wide variety of people, ideas, etc. 2. of or relating to a large city, its surrounding suburbs, and other neighboring communities: the New York metropolitan area. 3. pertaining to […]